Whelp - Sydney Story Factory

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Sydney Story Factory present: whelp!

Submissions are open to anyone between the ages of 12 and 18 years, give it a go! Here’s how it works:

  1. We accept stories, poems, rants, personal essays, open letters, random thoughts, recurring dreams, super-brainy blog posts, a list of the things you wish you’d said yesterday, fashion updates from the world of slip-on sneakers, advice to your parents, pets and future self - almost anything goes!
  2. Maximum word count is 1000.
  3. All entries must be received by 26th February 2013. 
  4. A winner will be selected and notified before 28th April 2013. 
  5. The winner will receive a collection of books from Random House and the glory of publication in whelp magazine
  6. In addition a collection of our favourite entries will be published in the first issue of whelp magazine. Each selected author receives a free copy of the magazine.


The Details

  • Please submit via our online system. 
  • All online submissions must consist of a single document in the following format (.doc, .docx, pdf, rtf). If you are submitting prose, the document should consist of a single document, article or story. If you are submitting poetry, please group your poems into one document containing no more than five poems, because the online system will not accept more than a single document from each person. 
  • Please include your name and address somewhere on the document as well as in our submission form.
Whelp - Sydney Story Factory